There are a countless number of tricks in wakeboarding. If you think about it, it really is endless. A year ago everyone thought a backside 1080 and a frontside 1260 were impossible, and then they both happened, thanks to Danny Harf and Sir Aaron Rathy. There are all these amazing tricks that are pushing the […]
Spins are a big stumbling block for a lot of new riders. In fact, Julz Heaney and I see students all the time at Wake Experience who can do a back roll or a tantrum but can’t do any spins. Those wakeboarders’ progressions tend to stagnate because they don’t develop the board skills they need […]
Every wakeboarder develops his own style — it’s just a natural part of the progression in your riding. Personally, I’d much rather watch a wakeboader who grabs and pokes all of his tricks than watch someone go out and do a bunch of not-grabbed mobe 5s or spins. I always try to incorporate style in […]
Next up in WAKEBOARDING magazine’s Best of Summer 2009 series: wakeboarding moves. A full feature chronicling all of the year’s best wakeboard tricks will follow, but we thought we’d start with a look back at Shane Bonifay’s wrapped heelside melon backside 720. Nominated for the Oakley Wakeboarding Move of the Year at WAKEBOARDING magazine’s 2009 […]
Check out Phil Soven’s Moby Dick 720 — a wake-to-wake tantrum with a backside 720. Brought to us courtesy of Chad Sharpe, at chadsharpe.blogspot.com and Nick Ennen.